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FITZ! April 23, 2014 at 12:40 pm
I was in the car with a friend, once; he was driving. Upon seeing a large SUV with its driverRead More holding a phone to their ear, my friend pointed at the driver and started telling me about how dangerous "distracted drivers" are. Well, while pointing and ranting, my friend had swerved over the line and dangerously close to hitting the large SUV, which was on a steady course in the middle of its lane. The moral of this story is that "distracted drivers" are not always who you'd expect.
Leigh April 23, 2014 at 12:47 pm
Sure Ed, makes sense to ban someone who cares about the world we I've in.
Scott Ritchie April 23, 2014 at 03:29 pm
The only positive effect I have seen is that a review of the phone of a driver who was involved in aRead More fatal accident showed that he was texting at the time and it added to the "he was stupid and careless" evidence. Personally, I would love to see a law against "driving like an idiot" which would cover texting, phone, putting on makeup, reading a book held on your steering wheel, changing clothes, etc... all of which I have seen on 422
ROBERT J? HADLEY April 23, 2014 at 09:53 am
Please no more prisons/jails. Use lashing for punishment. Five lashes brings pain as bad as cancer.Read More Remember the boys /men Clinton had to interview on behalf of in Indonesia , they were to receive three and it was called cruel punishment.
Rick April 22, 2014 at 04:41 pm
If I was flaming out from several thousand feet I would only say one word and it wouldn't beRead More "INCOMING".
Rick April 22, 2014 at 04:42 pm
seen enough April 22, 2014 at 06:50 pm
Can't be any more dangerous that driving on Rt 530 at 8:am. Drivers going 75 mph plus on their wayRead More to Parkway North. many of these drivers are in their eighties and nineties
A mugshot of Donovan McNabb released Thursday. Credit: Twitter
The Truth April 18, 2014 at 10:36 pm
Bob D, "racial profiling"? Should we have only black cops pulling over black people, andRead More white cops pulling over white people? That sounds like it'd be "separate but equal"...
timcox April 19, 2014 at 05:06 am
Bob D. April 19, 2014 at 10:12 am
Truth. Nothing gets by you, does it. Yeah sure, that's exactly what I meant? Asian-American copsRead More can only stop Asian-Americans, Irish-American cops can only stop Irish-Americans, Arab-American cops can only stop Arab-Americans, Native-American cops can only stop Native Americans, and so on, and so on.
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MikeS-FCG April 16, 2014 at 11:28 am
Good job! And, BTW, he looks better than most Amish women, unfortunately (for Amish men).
Chris Stephenson April 20, 2014 at 10:23 am
Nice comment Mike, or maybe it's Michelle?
Nolan Brad Walters Credit: Facebook
Jay April 16, 2014 at 10:36 am
It's an employee, not the business owner. if the business owner knew, that would be a differentRead More story. Or if this guy had a criminal history that wasn't reviewed or taken seriously. Employees are people and people often suck.
MikeS-FCG April 16, 2014 at 10:48 am
With a last name that is the same as the business name (Walters), it's entirely likely that he's aRead More family member and/or part owner. Nevertheless, business owners are people also.
j weintraub April 19, 2014 at 05:17 pm
typical WT
John Child April 13, 2014 at 08:40 am
Any mention anywhere about whether or not this kid was on prescribed pharmaceuticals? I understandRead More that big per centage of the young homicidal maniacs of late were on prescribed drugs... is that the case here?
Robert Stevens April 16, 2014 at 06:42 am
Star Thrower April 19, 2014 at 09:01 am
Oh lookie ... McDonald has changed her name to Country1st - very hypocritical McDonald, consideringRead More what financial pedophile teachers like yourself McDonald have done to our once great country - Rosemary Decker (CityonaHill, Cathy Binder) would be proud of your teachers union deceitfulness.
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alivettg April 10, 2014 at 09:06 am
Never said anything about SHOOTING!! But you may be surprised how quickly the kid would've DROPPEDRead More his weapon had he had one pointing at him!!!
MPorchik April 10, 2014 at 11:44 am
You are making an assumption that a kid whose mental state was sufficiently messed up that heRead More brought two knives to school to stab his schoolmates would drop his weapons due to another weapon. So what's the outcome if he doesn't drop the knives? Does the teacher then shoot into the crowd? If not, the gun isn't really much of a deterrent.
Gary April 10, 2014 at 12:37 pm
@amisstree Your on the right track with the media. But it goes deeper than that I think. TheRead More gargbage that I see on television nightly is revolting! Whatever happened to our standards. If these kids aren't watching someone being tortured or killed there, they're doing it themselves in video games. Seems anything goes now-a-day. In fact, KDKA had someone bring this up yesterday and mention a recent television program that featured an attack with knives. And I just thought I'd mention that a lot of others are right about how much worse this could have been if this kid would have got his hands on some guns.
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Country1st April 5, 2014 at 06:22 am
John, you're whack to compare adults having affairs to an elderly man raping kids. You need seriousRead More help. And GoAway, I don't give a crap about what happens between 2 consenting adults -- and I certainly don't care about someone else's marriage and what they're willing to accept or not accept about their spouse. Why do you?
Nettie Jane April 5, 2014 at 07:44 am
Is it possible for "adults" to have a dialogue even with different opinions withoutRead More calling names...??? How old are you name callers? Sandusky was a very ill and evil man. Corbett helped him to the boys.. Vote him out of office.. Keep Sandusky in prison..
jt recco April 7, 2014 at 01:43 pm
Too bad he didnt get death... Well, actually it is.. He will get his ass beat.. Even In p.c.. UnlessRead More they have him in the hole... Any way, disclaimer( I in NO way support him) However... Isnt he entitled to an appeal of his sentence ? Isnt that a right ?
Blackdemon March 30, 2014 at 02:33 pm
How about the cell phone texting problem. I drive a lifted Jeep, so I can see down into cars thatRead More are doing this all the time. I normally Blow the horn at them. I have been flipped off for it. That normally gets a two gear downshift if I can get in front of them. They wake up when I slow down fast without brake lights, and all they can see is heavy steel bumper. Only been hit once - no damage done (to my Jeep anyhow, the car not so much) What you didn't see that critter that ran out in front of me? My brake lights work just fine officer, they must not have been paying attention.
Why Bother April 14, 2014 at 10:00 am
The cops and Pendot that we already pay dearly for are no where to be found. There is no existingRead More zero tolerance for the felony speeders, decibel level exceeders and the like. Come to Heritage Center on York Rd Rt 263 and watch. The State Police don't patrol State Hwys in PA per them. Calls to local cops about 100+mph in a 55 zone - they have more dangerous intersections to watch per them."Call back if it gets out of hand." Huh???? It IS out of hand. Did Holly Hauyn die in vain? PA sucks.
Christopher Heayn April 14, 2014 at 11:11 pm
How about not giving people who are blatantly horrible drivers a license to drive in the firstRead More place. Maybe spend the money on making the driving test better so that we can weed out a few of the worst drivers. Also maybe the police should stop/enforce the law across the board and ticket this driver's that go 10 under the speed limit or stay/travel in the left lane. Better or more standardized speed limits (speed limits change 3 times asking the same road regardless of condition) as well as fixing the timing of red lights, etc. would be of greater benefit to everyone.
Sheriffchris March 23, 2014 at 11:52 am
All "Room for Hire" motels and hotels should be mandated for sprinklers. The InvestigationRead More will determine how well the installed sprinklers worked, if at all. It is not uncommon for owners, during a cold winter such as the one we have had, to turn off sprinklers to avoid water damage from freezing or because of it, particularly in older construction. We will just have to wait and see what the investigation determines.
Annie Green March 26, 2014 at 09:36 pm
My brother has worked as a volunteer fireman for years. It is difficult working with buildings thatRead More are so close together. They always do their best to be prepared and do their job. www.norcalfire.com
Thom Moses March 25, 2014 at 10:34 am
The people should always be above animals, just how exactly does a K-9 officer swear to uphold yourRead More constitutional rights? ----------------------------- The Pennsylvania Constitution Article VI PUBLIC OFFICERS Oath of Office Section 3. Senators, Representatives and all judicial, State and county officers shall, before entering on the duties of their respective offices, take and subscribe the following oath or affirmation before a person authorized to administer oaths. "I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support, obey and defend the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of this Commonwealth and that I will discharge the duties of my office with fidelity." The oath or affirmation shall be administered to a member of the Senate or to a member of the House of Representatives in the hall of the House to which he shall have been elected. Any person refusing to take the oath or affirmation shall forfeit his office.
Barbara Snow March 28, 2014 at 07:12 am
This is a good and fair and deserving bill. Low felony penalty or misdemeanors do not give theseRead More hero dogs justice as prosecutors often drop or even lower further when they have 3other felony charges on the badguy . A higher felony with a sentence "up to"10 yrs on a second cegree or 20 on a first degree will not be treated that way and will encouage more surrenders and less harm to the k-9 and officer. The bill should reflect what is different between a human and canine officer. It is a 'Given' that the value of the human officer and the canine officer is not the same. What is the same is the Violence and their status as Law Enforcement Officers. And to mr moses above the dog cannot take an oath his obedience and loyalty is to his handler who has taken the oath and reasonable people agree with you on the value of the human over the animal.we use them forour freedom and safety and the abilities they have above human limitations of even highly trained officers and for the money they save us, the crime they prevent and solve and the lives they save. IF an offender surrenders when the warning is given by the officer this law will not apply. If the offendor fights the dog expect a bite, if the offender harms or attempts to take the life of the dog or the officer the bill will then apply for the dogs riightful status and a higher penalty applies for the human officer including the offendors wilingness to give up his or her own life. Police officers needing to learn more about other dogs behavior can go on ride alongs with animal control officers and there are alterrnate ways to control dogs than shooting them but in a crime scene the officers have to prevent other dogs from distracting him or his dog for safety reasons barbara snow k9mwds@gmail.com US War Dogs Assn chapter 2 bronson FL
Sue Wilson April 6, 2014 at 08:50 pm
It's not enough, unfortunately. Injuring or killing a police K-9 should be treated the same asRead More injuring or killing an officer. They are both valued assets to providing for our safety and their safety should be our first priority.
ann March 14, 2014 at 07:14 am
How is that not a crash if the plane had taken off? The story needs a bit of detail - had it leftRead More the ground or not? What did passengers experience, what clues did people have that something was amiss, etc.
usmcboi March 16, 2014 at 02:59 pm
its a crash but trying to stop a 160knots, 30ton in maybe 10ft? something is gonna break, but faaRead More uses terms like incident unless it bounces off a plane or bldg and until the investigsation is over. alot times they only abort like that when they don't have enough power coming from the engine(s), and if they did they wouldn't be able to climb I agree media really dont know about life experiences, but Im actually glad they didnt jump the gun for once and conclude something before the conclusion.. like most media does , and make themselves look stupid. The pilots wisdom to abort and stop without more damage is to be commended they usually have very good reason, but im sure all the media asshole will scream coverup oh well fuk em. alot times tends to be underpaid and overworked maint crews by cheap coperations I haven t flew in about 10 years and unless im flying my own, I wont be flying pretty simple really and its easy to do.